A Chair for My Mother (25th Anniversary Edition)

People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
Vera B. Williams
Age Group:
4-8
Publisher:
Greenwillow Books
ISBN:
9780688040741
Year:
People, Identity & Culture

This story relates the efforts of three generations of African-American women who define a goal to help them recover from a disastrous fire. They have discovered that material positions can never define a family. However, one warm, cozy chair just may position the adversity squarely in the past and herald a more comfortable future.

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